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Susan Deschambault


Sen. Deschambault is fluent in both English and French.

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Deschambault bill promotes economic development through filmmaking

Legislation by Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, would promote economic development by encouraging filmmaking in Maine. The bill — LD 1450, “An Act To Promote Workforce Development and Provide an Economic Stimulus for Maine-based Filmmakers and Supporting Businesses” — enhances and...

Sen. Deschambault leads Senate during Franco-American Day at the State House

Hundreds of celebrants participated in the 16th annual Franco-American Day at the Maine State House on Wednesday. Franco-American Day is designated by the state to commemorate and celebrate the contributions of Franco-Americans in Maine. The day was celebrated Wednesday with traditional...

Sen. Susan Deschambault is a fourth-generation, lifelong resident of Biddeford, who represents her home city and the towns of Alfred, Arundel, Dayton, Kennebunkport and Lyman in the Maine Senate. She is currently serving her second term.

Deschambault had a distinguished career in law enforcement. She was Biddeford’s first-ever female police commissioner and  worked for the Department of Corrections as a social worker for more than 40 years before her retirement. She is also a dedicated community leader, having served on the Biddeford City Council and on the city’s Planning Board, including as its chairwoman.

As a state senator, Deschambault is committed to a balanced approach to ending Maine’s drug addition crisis, to providing adequate funding to schools, and to creating jobs.

Board Positions

  • Biddeford Planning Board.
  • PeoplesChoice Credit Union Board of Directors.
  • Biddeford City Council (former).
  • York County Budget Committee (former).
  • Maine Criminal Justice Commission (1992-2009).

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